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Reductions in carbon dioxide emissions reaching 1,700 megatons per year in 2050 could be achieved if the world expands public transportation, walking and cycling in cities, according to a new report .
Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region’s economy.
A shrinking sea off northern Africa triggered the desert’s formation 7 million years ago, study suggest.
Dutch wunderkind Boyan Slat turned 20 this year. He also closed on $2 million in crowdfunding to build cleanup contraptions designed to intercept and remove plastic refuse from the ocean.
Since January, villagers and townspeople near the Los Pescados river in southeast Mexico have been blocking the construction of a dam, part of a multi-purpose project to supply potable water to Xalapa, the capital of the state of Veracruz.
Mounds of plastic rubbish along Australia’s coastline are growing and killing wildlife which is ingesting or becoming ensnared in it, researchers say.
This August was the warmest August on record globally, according to newly released NASA temperature data, while the summer tied for the fourth warmest.
Using simple hydrodynamics, a team of researchers from Harvard was able to show that a handful of principles govern how virtually every animal, from the tiniest fish to birds to gigantic whales propel themselves though the water…
Hurricane Odile roared into Baja California on Sunday night, bringing howling winds and rough surf and knocking out power in the luxury resort area that is home to Cabo San Lucas. Earlier Sunday, authorities evacuated residents in costal areas of the Mexican peninsula ahead of the storm and opened shelters.
Four years after a deadly storm devastated part of France west coast, killing 29 people in La Faute sur Mer town, the trial opens. Four elected officials and a real estate agent are indicted for aggravated manslaughter.